A program that focuses on the Latin language and literature from its origins through its decline and its current ecclesiastical usage, as a secular and/or theological subject. Includes instruction in philology, related Italic dialects, Late Roman and Medieval Latin, and modern Church Latin.
While Latin Language and Literature offers degrees up to the Postbaccalaureate certificate, most students earn a Bachelors degree. Students major in Latin Language and Literature all around the US, though the major at the Bachelors degree level sees the most graduates in Michigan. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Latin Language and Literature is $43,120.
Swarthmore College is a top option for students who are interested in pursuing a major in Latin Language and Literature. Students can earn up to a Postbaccalaureate certificate at the school. Swarthmore College grants about 2 Bachelors degrees to students majoring in Latin Language and Literature per year. However, Whitman College and Randolph-Macon College are also options to consider. Take a look at the college options in the table below.
Some top careers related to Latin Language and Literature, include Interpreters and Translators and Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, both of which are in high demand. Though there are positions that pay more, such as Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary. the most available position for Latin Language and Literature majors is Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education.